Vastavam web: Balijipeta(Vizianagaram): A shepherd lost his life due to lightning on Thursday in Balijipeta Mandal of Vizianagaram. K. Satyanarayana of Tumarada village went to the outskirts of the village to rear his sheep on Wednesday. On the midnight he lost his life due to heavy rain and lightning. But his friend Gangaiah, who went along with him became unconscious with the lightning shock and sound. On the morning of Thursday he came into conscious and found that Satyanarayana was died. Later the locals reached the spot, informed this to the revenue staff. Body is sent to Bobbili community health center for postmortem.